Lesson Code: BPU-1106 (PREMIUM LESSON) Describes how microorganisms are used in fermentation processes as part of biopharmaceutical manufacturing. Areas covered include growth phases and characteristics and conditions, cell banks, media, bioreactors and modes of operation, and the importance of sterility.

  • Category: Biopharma Processes and Equipment


After taking this e-Lesson, you will be able to:

- Define fermentation with reference to microbial cell culture

- Describe methods of sterilization of bioreactors

- Describe the types of bioreactor and nutrient media

- Explain the critical differences between 'Batch', 'Continuous', and 'Fed-Batch' cultures

- Explain the phases of microbial growth and identify a microbial growth curve

- List the conditions that a bioreactor must satisfy for successful fermentation

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EU_Bioprocessing Product Sheet.pdf


US_Bioprocessing Product Sheet.pdf